Signs of the times
God doesn't change. Nor does human nature. When His people rebelled against Him in Old Testament days, He eventually withdrew His protection over the land and allowed cruel leaders and man's capricious nature to reign. Today, when we again ignore His ways and condone or tolerate depravity, He withdraws His protection and turns us over to the natural consequences built into His creation. [See 1 Corinthians 10-1-13] Many may then recognize their need and appreciate His wise, loving and sovereign care for His people. [See America's Spiritual Slide]
"This is a rebellious people, lying children,
Children who will not hear the law of the Lord;
Who say to the seers, "Do not see,"
And to the prophets, "Do not prophesy to us right things;
Speak to us smooth things, prophesy deceits.
Get out of the way, turn aside from the path,
Cause the Holy One of Israel
To cease from before us."